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Welcome to 2020-2021 SFX Blogs

You have been subscribed to receive classroom news through our SFX blog system. Please note what this looks like, by grade, below: 1 – Kindergarten will use See Saw to share classroom news and updates this year across both the SJ and SFX campuses. Watch for an update here soon! 2 – Grades 1-4 will continue to share weekly updates and overviews through the SFX blog system. You are automatically subscribed
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Kindergarten E-learning Day 4: Thursday, March 19th

Dear Parents, We know you are receiving an abundance of resources in addition to what we’re providing. Our objective is not to overwhelm you but to share enriching options to help fill your day. If you are struggling to find time to complete all of the activities listed on Seesaw, please note that reading, writing, math, and prayer time should be done daily. The other activities can be completed as you see fit.
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Kindergarten E-Learning Day 3: Wednesday, March 18th

  Dear Parents, Tips for At-Home Learning: Timer: Setting a visual timer helps kiddos of all ages to understand how much time is left during an activity. It helps them to stay on task and stay motivated! If you don’t have a visual timer for your child to use, you can download a version of our time timer from the App Store called Visual Timer. It looks just like the Time Timer we use at school! Music: To ke
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Kindergarten E-Learning Day 2: March 17, 2020

Parents/caregivers/kiddos – you did it! Day 1 of E-Learning is in the books and we couldn’t be more proud of the enthusiasm and effort put forth by each and every one of you! Sending a huge thanks to all of the families that got registered and rolling on our See Saw learning platform. It truly made our days to see your kiddos putting in lots of hard work at home! We could see and feel the pride coming fro
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Kindergarten E-Learning Day 1: March 16, 2020

Hello all! Each day, you will receive a detailed post, on our blog and SeeSaw, explaining our E-Learning plans for the day. Some family homework is to get signed up on See Saw using the QR code page that was sent home in your child’s folder on Friday. Once logged on, check out our “What I’m Reading” post. You and your child can respond to this post by adding a photo of your child reading, a ph
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February 27th Parent Update

FOR YOUR CALENDAR: PLEASE NOTE:  Kindergarten dismissal will begin at 11:40 next Thursday and Friday, March 5th and 6th! Monday,  March 2:  8th grade pizza day Tuesday, March 3:  Mrs. McIntyre’s Kindergarten Mass at 10:00 in the church Thursday, March 5:  11:40 dismissal for kindergarten and Parent/Teacher conferences Friday, March 6:  11:40 dismissal for kindergarten and Parent/Teacher conferences Sunday, Marc
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Kindergarten Blog 2/17

What a busy week! Even though it was only four days we packed in plenty of learning fun. During math, we have moved on to our second math books! We have many math vocabulary words that we have perfected this past week; circle, square, cube, hexagon, triangle, and cone. Our number sense has grown as our sets objects are moving beyond 10! Our Reading Muscles were sore this week as we looked towards the ends of words as
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February 11th Update

Important Dates: 2/14 – Valentine’s Day (please see below for details) 2/17 – NO SCHOOL  (Presidents Day) 2/19 – February Birthday Dress Down Day VALENTINES DAY INFORMATION: Valentines Day is this Friday, February 14th, and the students will exchange valentines.  Children are permitted to attach non-food items only to their cards, such as small erasers or toys.  IMPORTANT:  Please do not send
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Weekly Update – 1/27-1/31

Important Dates: 1/26 – Launch of Catholic Schools Week (please see NewsBlast for dress-down schedule) 1/30 @7PM – SFX Talent Show 2/3 – 8th Grade Pizza Day 2/4 @10AM – Miss Lavelle’s Kindergarten Mass 2/5 – 100th Day of School Celebration (see below for details) 2/7 – NO SCHOOL (Teacher Professional Development) A Week in Review: Reading Workshop:   This past week our reader
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January 16 Parent Update

FOR YOUR CALENDAR: Monday, January 20th – No School (Martin Luther King Day) Wednesday, January 22nd – Birthday Dress Down Day Sunday, January 26th – Catholic School Week begins Thursday, January 30th – SFX Talent Show at 7:00 pm in the gym Monday, February 3rd – 8th grade pizza day Tuesday, February 4th – Miss Lavelle’s kindergarten leads school mass Friday, February 7th 
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Intramural Basketball

Thank you to the many parents who have registered their K-3 students for the upcoming season of Intramural Basketball in the St. Joseph Gym. Online registration is now closed. However, parents still interested in late sign ups are invited to email Mike LaRaviere at mlaraviere@gmail.com. While only one spot remains in our K-1 Girls session, we seek additional registrations for our 2nd-3rd Grade Girls program. Boys ses
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Merry Christmas from the K Team!

Dear Parents,   During this Christmas season we would like to thank you for all of the kindnesses shown and for the privilege and honor of teaching your children. Wishing you a Christmas full of peace and joy and a happy and healthy new year! We look forward to seeing you in 2020!   The K Team!
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Kindergarten Update 12/9-12/13

Important Dates: 12/16 @ 10AM : Early Childhood Christmas Performance in church 12/18: December birthday celebration (dress-down day for December birthdays) *12/20: Follow the Star at 12 and 1:30 Kindergarten Dismissal (1:45 dismissal for rest of school) A Week in Review: We have been busy preparing for the Christmas show and are so excited to share our performance with you! We have been working hard to wrap up all o
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November 23rd Parent Update

FOR YOUR CALENDAR: 11/25 & 11/26 – Parent Teacher Conferences (11:45 Kindergarten Dismissal) 11/26 – Kindergarten leads school mass (Mrs. Zeman’s class) 11/27-11/29 – NO SCHOOL (Thanksgiving Break) 12/2 – 8th grade pizza day 12/3 – Feast of St. Francis Xavier 12/7 – Breakfast with Santa (details in news blast) 12/16 – EARLY CHILDHOOD CHRISTMAS PROGRAM AT 10:00 IN THE CHURCH 12/
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Kindergarten Update – 11/11/19

Important Dates: 11/18-11/22 – St. Thomas Food Drive (K girls bring canned tuna, K boys bring canned meats) 11/20 – SFX Open House (6:30-8:00) 11/22 – SFX Thanksgiving Feast (during school day) 11/25 & 11/26 – Parent Teacher Conferences (11:45 Kindergarten Dismissal) 11/27-11/29 – NO SCHOOL (Thanksgiving Break) A Week in Review: Reading Workshop: We are loving having the opportunity
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November 6th Parent Update

SFX Glow Run Families, Our class is having a BLAST preparing for the SFX Glow Run coming up soon! We’ve also begun learning how to choose to live with character every day through Booster’s brand new character theme, MindSpark: Wild West. While they’re teaming up with the MindSpark Kids to compete in character duels, your students will learn five 21st-century character traits that will help strengthen them
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October 28th Parent Update

FOR YOUR CALENDAR: Thursday, October 31st:  Halloween Day! Friday, November 1st:  10:00 school mass Monday, November 4th:  8th grade pizza day Wednesday, November 20th:  birthday dress down day Monday, November 25:  noon dismissal and parent/teacher conferences Tuesday, November 26th:  Mrs. Zeman’s class leads school mass at 10:00, noon dismissal, parent/teacher conferences Wednesday, November 27th-December 1st
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October 21st Parent Update

Dear Kindergarten Parents, Please be reminded that our field trip to Kroll’s Farm is this Friday!  Students should wear uniforms and appropriate outer-wear for the weather, including mittens, hats, boots, if needed.  Please send your child to school with a 100% disposable lunch, including beverage containers. Let’s hope for a beautiful day! This Wednesday is October Birthday Dress Down Day!  A BUSY four d
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Weekly Update: 10/14-10/18

Important Dates: 10/15 @ 7pm: Rosary at St. Joseph Church for Preschool and Kindergarten families 10/25: Field Trip to Kroll’s Farm A Week in Review: We hope this update finds you well at the end of this fall three day weekend! In our writing unit this week, the children made little texts of the beloved tradition, show and tell. You can likely imagine the palpable excitement when stuffed animals, toy cars, poni
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October 6th Parent Update

For your calendar: 10/4 – Green and Gold Dress-Down Day to celebrate SFX Homecoming! 10/10 – Wear PINK DAY! 10/14 – NO SCHOOL (Columbus Day Observation) 10/25 – Field Trip to Kroll’s Farm YOU WILL RECEIVE A PERMISSION SLIP IN YOUR CHILD’S TAKE HOME FOLDER TODAY!  PLEASE SIGN AND RETURN IT TO SCHOOL WITH A CHECK FOR $17 MADE OUT TO SFX ASAP.  THANK YOU! A Week in Review: Reading Workshop: We have been prac
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Weekly Update – 9/30-10/4

Important Dates: 9/30 – Picture Day 10/2 – Early Dismissal (pick-up begins @1:30 for K and Enrichment students) 10/4 – Green and Gold Dress-Down Day to celebrate SFX Homecoming! 10/14 – NO SCHOOL (Columbus Day Observation) 10/25 – Field Trip to Kroll’s Farm A Week in Review: Reading Workshop: This past week we transitioned from reading only non-fiction books to reading old favorite
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September 20th Parent Update

Important dates: 9/25 – August and September birthday dress down 10/25:  Field Trip to Kroll’s Farm (information to follow shortly) Dear Kindergarten Parents, Thanks to all who attended “Back to School Night”!  We hope that you enjoyed hearing all about the kindergarten curriculum, philosophy, and procedures.  If you were unable to attend, we will send the information home with your child. Please be
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September 12 Parent Update

Important Dates: 9/16 – After School Clubs begin 9/19 – Back to School Night 9/20 – NO SCHOOL (Teacher professional development day) 9/25 – August and September birthday dress down A Week in Review: Reading Workshop – In reading workshop, our students are discovering the learning benefits of rereading.  They know that they can learn even more but reviewing what they’ve read and taking a closer look at the pictu
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Weekly Update: 9/3-9/6

Important Dates: 9/11 – After School Club registration due to office 9/16 – After School Clubs begin 9/19 – Back to School Night 9/20 – NO SCHOOL (Teacher professional development day) 9/25 – August and September birthday dress down A Week in Review: Reading Workshop – In reading workshop, our students will learn a reading strategy and put it to practice through private and partner
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Welcome to Kindergarten!

Thank you for subscribing to Miss Lavelle’s Kindergarten blog! Subscription feeds for the 2019-2020 school year were set Friday evening, August 23rd. If you subscribed to blogs prior to that time your selections may have changed. To confirm your 2019-2020 selections now that new feeds have been established, please submit a new subscription form here and check every box (for both Newsblast and ALL blogs) that yo
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